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the most expensive election of all time. >> we're here on the campus of ucla law school where they debate constitutional issues. today they're doing a convention on money out and voters in. >> and we have our elbow of the day later. jr jackson is going to love this. tweet us at tyt on current if you can guess who it is. zisko>>>el granada is a special place to learn because we have a dedicated community and a dedicated staff. and when kids come on campus everyday, they're enthusiasm for learning shines. we receive federal funding because a majority of our students are socially disadvantaged. making sure our students receive healthy nutritious lunches and breakfasts is critical to their learning. i would like to see students take more ownership of what they eat everyday and learn about their bodies and how their food nourishes them. sandra jonaidi>>> i hope that we get them early enough that they've learn some good eating habits and they go forward and become very productive humans and grow up to make us all proud of them. narrator>> for more info, go to curren
of ucla law school where they argue constitution. today they're discussing money out, voters in. >> and jayar jackson will love this. tweet us on @tytoncurrent if you can guess who it is. before the cold & flu season help prevent with lysol. because when you have 10 times more protection with each hand wash... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house with each spray... those healthy habits start to add up. this season, a good offense is the best defense and lysol has your family covered because that's our mission for health. >> it's no secret to regular viewers of this show that cenk has long been passionate, unbelievably passionate about campaign finance reform. this past weekend at ucla law school, he was invited to participate in a conference called money out voters in. let's take a look at how that worked out. >> cenk: we're here on the campus of ucla law school. where they debate constitutional issues. today they're doing a convention on money out voters in. the issue of getting money out of politics. they'll be discussing the pr
to move heaven and earth. ♪ ♪ guts. glory. ram. >> eliot: coming up, florida's stand your ground law. how much longer will it stand. but first, thanksgiving thursday, black friday, and now viewfinder monday. when it doesn't fit anywhere else, we put it in the viewfinder. >> is there anything more annoying? this is driving me nuts. listening to people talk about what they're thankful for. >> i'm thankful for all three of. >> but i'm thankful for you. >> this thanksgiving what are you thankful for? >> my family. >> my job. >> my husband. >> my life. >> i'm thankful the election is over, and it was decisive, and that he won and the republican party is going to have to regroup. i think that was good for everybody. get it done, over with, move on. >> that will work. >> if you will. >> thank you mitt romney for being photographed this week pumping your own gas attending the twilight movie and then going to disneyland or a you would call that, going on a bender. >> we give thanks for the food on our plate, a happiness and health and amazing low prices at our chain stores where we were stampede o
votes separated the candidates. and yet, it is still legal under federal law in america to discriminate in hiring in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or identity. these are forgone conclusions for people of color and faiths but for the lgbt community the fight still rages on. with me tico, welcome to the show. >> it's great to go back. >> eliot: especially after you've had this year. one big win after another what made this happen? >> this year's election was a turning point for americans and our movement for fairness and for justice under the law. and i think president obama has proven once and for all that elected officials can take a strong stance in favor of lgbt fairness and not fear backlash from the voters. i'm not talking about his marriage equality, which is historic, his agencies put through dozens and dozens of changes things like hospital visitation, no discrimination in housing, and despite these wonderful advance there is was no backlash. the republicans didn't use this as a wedge issue. they didn't run ads on it. they didn't bring it up at the debate. there w
go to jail. >> have you named anybody who could go to jail for breaking the law with the pacs? >> not a person. >> that's my kind of law. smiles make more smiles. when the chocolate is hershey's. life is delicious. [ male announcer ] you like who you are... and you learned something along the way. this is the age of knowing what you're made of. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. see if america's most prescribed ed treatment i
. >> have you named anybody who could go to jail for breaking the law with the uh, i'm in a timeout because apparently riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily though, ya know, i conceal this bad boy underneath my blanket just so i can get on e-trade. check my investment portfolio, research stocks... wait, why are you taking... oh, i see...solitary. just a man and his thoughts. and a smartphone... with an e-trade app. ♪ nobody knows... ♪ [ male announcer ] e-trade. investing unleashed. >> michael: we learned today thanksgiving is a time of slow news time. so the news delivered today representative jesse jackson jr. who has long been suffering with bipolar disorder under treatment at the mayo clinic, will, in fact resign his seat. the seat that he won a few weeks ago. the rumors are that his brother or sister may be named in a deal to take that seat. those are just rumors. we'll follow the story and we'll let you know more about it with further political reporting next week. we do want to turn to another side of politics. we showed you on
of discrimination must get approval for any new voting laws. nine southern states plus counties in new york, and michigan fall under its jurisdiction. in the case, shelby county v. holder, one alabama county is challenging the law saying it unfairly targets their state. six other signed on. joining me now to discuss is julian bond, the former chairman of the naacp and instrumental in helping get that law passed. it is my absolutely pleasure to welcome you inside the war room. >> my great pleasure to be here. thank you. >> it has to be surreal to you just sitting here listening to a conversation almost 50 years hence about the voting rights act, that in fact people are trying to strip part of the voting rights act. how does that make you feel sitting here? >> a little more than sad, such a great struggle to win the voting rights act. it was thought to be the crown jewel of the civil rights movement, the one piece of legislation we could not have done without done enormous good and faces the prospect of being tossed out. it's terrible. >> what has to happen here? we talk about, you know, the
? this sale involved a list of banks and law firms on both sides of the deal that are supposed to be in the best in the business including goldman sachs, citigroup and barclays. plus it is not as if there were no warning signs before the acquisition. oracle had considered buying autonomy for $6 billion and decided that even that was overpriced. whether autonomy did anything wrong will take time to decide but hp's mistake is simply incomprehensible. this is like buying a rolls-royce and then driving it around for a year before you figure out it is a yugo. mix. >>now it's your turn at the only online forum with a direct line to eliot spitzer. >>join the debate now. >> eliot: welcome back. i'm joined by professor reich of u.c. berkeley, former labor secretary under president clinton and author of "beyond outrage." we're going to talk fiscal cliff in a minute. before we get there this hp thing has me going nuts! it is wall street at its worst. they paid $11 billion then realized it is only worth a bit over $2 billion. you
branch is not acting outside of the law. by the way there is another word for that. it's called illegal. so they're not acting illegally in killing u.s. citizens and others, including civilians. that's the least we can ask of our government. already. when we come back we'll we will talk about the-for-profit college cam and a whistleblower from the inside telling us how they run that scam. >> i work at walmart in customers service. >> they claim that it's part of her degree. >> they're lying. >> cenk: now we've been telling you about the questionable practices of-for-profit companies. take the word of an insider. we have the name of a whistleblower, he used to be the supervisor for education management corporation. they run over 100-for-profit colleges. we'll find out about him in a little bit from ana. but let me give you background information that is interesting. do you know only 13% of the students who go to college are in community colleges, of the one that take out loans, i should be clear 13% commune college students take out loans. 48% of public college students take out loans. a
's candidate and he promised to implement islamic law. but analysts say that he's not really a true religious fundamentalist. that he had to adopt those positions to fend off competition from islamist extremists. and his background does seem to suggest that he may be more of a moderate. at least he spent eight years in the united states. he's earned a ph.d. in engineering from usc before he joined the faculty at cal state university north ridge. in fact, two of his five children were actually born during that time and those kids are u.s. citizens. but his links to this country certainly are going to be put to the test tomorrow when secretary of state hillary clinton joins the peace talks. she actually landed in tel aviv tonight and she offered strong praise for the egyptian president. >> we appreciate president morsi's personal leadership and egypt's efforts thus far. as a regional leader and neighbor, egypt has the opportunity and responsibility to continue playing a crucial and constructive role in this process.
arrested for riding a man tee. she said she is new to the area and didn't realize it was against the law. there was not a sign saying do not ride the man tee. >> don't harass the manatee. >> stephanie: what's weirder than florida? germany. erotic zoos prompt germany to rein state beastalty laws. apparently they've been off the books since 1969. >> interesting hmm. wow. 1969, dude. ♪ >> stephanie: the agriculture minister -- miniature -- he's a regular size. he's not even tall enough to ride a manatee. [ speaking german ] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: a law would make it illegal for people to use animals for sexual acts of their own activities or third parties. the daily mail ties this decision to the recent rise of erothic zoos where people can -- ♪ >> stephanie: where people can visit. >> no! germans are freaks! >> stephanie: well, they can visit to have sex with animals ranging from llamas to goats. >> ok, well, of course. llamas also kick and spit. good luck with that. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: they like 'em feisty. >> i guess so! well, you couldn't reallile wear a cup. >> that defe
in charge of the agencies and then pushing the bounds of administrative power to change the law and policy through those agencies wherever possible. don't despair. other than healthcare, some of the administration's most important first term accomplishments may fall into this category. for instance, a decision not to deport teenagers effectively implementing without legislative approval, the dream act. support for same-sex marriage and the substantial increase in cafe standards for auto efficiency. using administrative power should not be underestimated. all you need is the right people and the willingness to take a few risks and here with a hat tip to timothy who wrote a superb piece for the new republic focusing on this is a list of a couple of areas. on climate change, use the e.p.a.'s power to extend to existing power plants over time, tough standards on carbon emissions and cancel the keystone pipeline. on immigration, expand the waver program that applies only to kids. their categories of adults who are almos
father-in-law feedback. my father-in-law wants you on current tv for the first time yesterday. you were good but you're too skinny. the men in my family not into the skinny women. diane in lansing michigan. her father is not that into me. >> he's not interested in seeing your scrunch apparently. >> stephanie: requests to see the aforementioned -- >> scrunch. >> stephanie: thank you. okay. if he's new to the show, maybe he doesn't know that i'm not that into -- you know, anyone with a [ bleep ] i don't really care that he thinks -- >> you're not into richard. >> stephanie: chris, yes? >> according to urban dictionary -- there are several definitions. a scrunch is when a girl's bikini bottom goes up her butt. it can mean a hot chick. or scrunch can mean a scrotum with one testicle. [ buzzer ] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i beg your part. i have not had that since like 1974. that is offensive to me. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: all right. i have two holiday gifts. one for me. one for jim. here we go. [
for woman, and i work as a community organizer in southwest detroit, and i plan to go to law school. >> jennifer: all right. so no incidents, nothing has hand that would cause me to regret the decision right? >> absolutely not. >> jennifer: okay. so tell people -- i don't think people can imagine what it was like to spending 16 years in prison and then one day be free. >> it was like living in hell and then walking into heaven. every day i'm so grateful to have an opportunity to live as a free person and to pursue my career and to be with my family and friends, and i'm just so grateful every day. >> jennifer: and you are i hear a young mother as well. >> i am. i had a child a little girl and i want you to know governor granholm, when you look at her picture, i want you to know that her life would not have been possible, had you not given me a second chance. >> jennifer: now you are going to make me cry. [ laughter ] >> jennifer: so did you ever imagine that you would receive a commutation one day? >> i had always had belief -- i have a strong spiritual belief and f
to get a report on that. the other court martial by law must start within 120 days. bradley manning has been in detention for over 1,000 days. there's something incredibly weird about that. he revealed things that were deeply embarrassing to the government, like this apache helicopter video out of iraq. >> the video shows unmanned men gunned down in iraq. showed on the website wikileaks.org in april the soldiers were found to have act the appropriately. >> cenk: of course. they always act appropriately. by the way, two journalists were killed in that strike, but apparently still appropriate. the one that did the appropriate action was not the one who killed the journalist and first responders, but bradley manning for revealing that information about the government. the one journalist that has been there throughout these proceedings is at fort meade now and joins us. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> cenk: let me does you about the 120 days things. why have they kept him over 1,000 days. >> it hasn't been a thousand days yet. we're closing in on that. basically, the gove
laws even if you don't like them. thank you richard tonight. i'll see you here >> jennifer: i'm jennifer granholm. and i'm in love with a car. an electric car. with slick lines and hip style it's the strong, silent type that knows how to hug the curves in just the right way. i guess virginia slims did have it right. we've come a long way baby. >> release the gas. step on the clutch. shift into high. release the clutch. step on the gas. but in a smart new oldsmobile, just step on the gas and go! >> jennifer: this week and tonight, we're going to peer into the future and look at the latest marvels of modern engineering at the annual los angeles auto show. and the future is a deep shade of green with electric cars galore. be still my beating heart. g.m. alone is unveiling two new electric models and predicts it is going to sell 500,000 electric cars in the next five years. and one of them that's getting a lot of the buzz is this cute little guy the chevy spark. it's entirely electric. it goes 0 to 60 in 8 sec
? >> is that against the law? >> tony perkins is going to jump on this, too. so there's that. there is also -- these folks -- chambliss saxby chambliss were georgia, mccain, they flirted with this idea of increasing revenue in the past. this isn't too new for them. until we see actually policy proposals that differ from romney's plan of disclosing loopholes and finding revenue that way, we shouldn't be jumping to conclusions this is a big shift in republican thinking. >> bill: they haven't voted for anything. they haven't broken the pledge. we may be open to new revenue but never no, no, no way. will we raise tax rates on the wealthiest of americans. basically, it is the same old romney b.s. that we're continuing. >> you gotta watch the media coverage of this. because if the media starts reporting this as republicans are walking away from norquist thus it is a concession, that's a big problem because the conventional wisdom hardened that -- >> bill: whoa, wait a minute. if? if? >> you have this growing idea of compromis
. the auto industry is more bullish than that but who knows. if you look at more is -- moore's law which talks about how quickly technology advances, it doubles essentially in its space and density every maybe two years every 18 months, that would suggest that if you've got the scale and you're producing a lot of them, that it could come down much more quickly than ten years. that's what i would say. do you agree? >> the catch is that batteries don't -- they do increase every year by about 7% capacity. the price is going down quickly. substantially. it's not exactly like computer chips. that's why batteries are such a difficult problem. for more than a century. and it's taken this long for technology to get to the place where electric cars could be as good as they are now. i think they're finally -- cars that you know, will meet american needs. they will love them if they can get in them and drive them. >> jennifer: seth, i agree with you. i think that they will totally love them if they get in them and try them. i have
. a law school classmate of mine is participating in this they think long run this is a way to generate some -- a change in the emotional content of the relationship. >> john: i can think of no greater gift israel and palestine can give to the next generation. governor can you stick around to talk about any fiscal cliff? >> absolutely. >> john: this is the "bill press show." we'll be back right after this. >> announcer: chatting with you live at current.com/billpress. this is the "bill press show." ♪ >> announcer: heard around the country, and seen on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> john: this is the "bill press show," i'm john fugelsang, filling in for bill all morning long. we wish you a very happy thanksgiving. i'm happy for governor eliot spitzer post of "viewpoint" on current tv. >> man after an introduction like that i almost couldn't start talking. >> john: it might be a little bit over the top -- >> the guy i have to share the mic with every now and again -- >> john: i love filling in for you, but what i love most about your show is because i c
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